A School Board meeting is scheduled on Thursday, November 14, 2019

A School Board meeting is scheduled on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at 6:00 p.m., Monelison Middle School.

Proposed Computer Science Curriculum

The Virginia Board of Education is now seeking comments from the general public on the proposed computer science curriculum framework for use in Virginia public schools. 

Online Registration Now Open

Starting July 15th, Amherst County Public Schools has implemented online electronic registration for the upcoming school year. Parents/Guardians have the opportunity to complete registration forms online instead of completing them manually through the ECollect Forms service. The process is very simple and should be a time saver for everyone involved. Ecollect forms are accessed from your PowerSchool Parent Portal account. https://sis.amherst.k12.va.us/public/

Free and Reduced Breakfast and Lunch

ACPS Strategic Plan: The Roadmap to Serve Every Child, Every Day

Work is under way on the Amherst County Public Schools Strategic Plan with a scheduled launch for School Year 2019-20. This plan will serve as the school division’s roadmap to truly achieve our mission of serving Every Child, Every Day. Link to the Initial Data Information.

2018-2019 Parent Survey for Parents of Students with Special Needs

Parents, your opinion counts! The online survey is now open and is available for completion in:

Project Impact

Juli Albert

For Project Impact archives, click here.


Elections will occur in November 2019 for the voters to elect members of the
Amherst County School Board in District 1, District 2, District 3, District 4, and one
at-large seat.

Election Day is November 5, 2019, with the deadline for all application materials
to be submitted to the registrar’s office no later than June 11, 2019. Early
submission of application materials is encouraged.

Questions about the process and procedures should be directed to the Amherst
County Board of Elections, 434-946-9315.

Kindergarten Registration

Download the registration flyer here

Registration days for Amherst County children eligible to enroll in kindergarten in the Amherst County Public Schools for the 2019-2020 school year will be held on the dates listed below. Children have to be age 5 on or before September 30, 2019, in order to enroll in kindergarten for the 2019-2020 school year.

Smart Start Preschool Program

Free, full day Pre-School for your 4 year old (must be 4 by Sept. 30, 2019)

3 Locations:

Madison Heights Elementary
Central Elementary
Amelon Elementary

Program Enrollment limited to: 90 Students, 18 in each class.

No Cost Breakfast, Lunch, and Snack. All school supplies provided. School Bus Transportation included on a limited basis.

Program meets all Virginia State Standards for Pre-School education.